Join us for an exclusive insight into the history and behind-the-scenes workings of Ireland’s national theatre on our guided backstage tours.
Get access to areas rarely seen by the public, enjoy an introduction to the historic art collection and be inspired by the people who founded and developed Ireland’s national theatre.
Retrace the footsteps of our founders William Butler Yeats, Lady Gregory and the Fay brothers as our knowledgeable tour guides lead you on an interactive and engaging visit through the many aspects that come together to make Ireland’s national theatre.
We cater for individual and group bookings. Our tours are scheduled to complement our current show and include specific information on each new production.
Comments about the tours…
‘We went on the back stage tour and really enjoyed it. The Abbey Theatre has some amazing art on the wall and worth it for that alone!’
‘…got a tour of the Abbey Theatre. My god the history of this place. The tour guide knew everything there was to know….and it’s just amazing…’
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If you would like information on group bookings (10 or more people) outside of the scheduled times, please contact our firstname.lastname@example.org or call +353 1 87 87 222.
When are Tours on?
Tours will run from 13 June 2013 – 20 July 2013 during Shush.
These tours will be run Wednesday to Saturday.
Wednesday – Friday: 4pm
Tours last 1 hour 15 minutes and start from the Abbey Theatre foyer at 3.45pm (Wednesday to Friday), and 11:45am (Saturdays).
NOTE: The tour crosses four levels of the Abbey and involves some stairs. Please specify if mobility is an issue when booking, as we will do our utmost to accommodate those with reduced mobility.
€8 per person
Online or or through the Box Office on (01) 87 87 222.
Tickets are limited.
We would recommend advance booking to avoid disappointment.
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